Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Red Laundry Day


Nothing like the color red to liven up a wash day! Once again I am joining Sue over at It's a Very Cherry World for another Rednesday. I do so love Rednesday because ... well you all know why by now. Here is a vintage laundry bag that is hanging up on the wall of my back porch which is also the laundry room and the back pantry. I love the back porch because it is full of windows and is sunny and bright with a western exposure.


Here is one of my vintage red and white enamel basins. I love these and find so many uses for them. I can rinse fresh veggies from the garden, or soak fine washables or use them for tidying up around the house. I hang them on the back porch wall too so that they are easy to reach.


It was a lovely evening and I decided to hang up this quilt on the line to give it a good airing. I am very careful not to launder this quilt too often because it was hand quilted by my Mother-in-Law and is a cherished possession of ours. Thank you for visiting us on another Rednesday. Be sure to visit Sue and all of the other participants!

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

19 comments:

  1. Oh my god, that quilt is gorgeous, one day I will have one.

    Hugs RosieP x

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  2. Just wonderful! I love all the hints of red you have for your laundry and the quilt is utterly gorgeous!!!!! Thanks for having us over, Mica The Child's Paper

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  3. Oh, what pretty things! My mom and I rescued and moved a bungalow which came with several pieces of white/red rimmed enamelware. It is so crisp and lovely.

    Have a beautiful Wednesday!

    : )

    Julie M.

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  4. That's a very pretty quilt, lovely family heirloom!

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  5. Oh my goodness, I love the pics that you have displayed here. Now you have inspired me also to fill my enamel bowl...

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  6. Hanging cute things in the laundry room makes doing the laundry just a little bit more tolerable, doesnt' it?!
    I love red and white enamel anything! It reminds me of my Grandma's pots, so of course I have a set now too. And that quilt is just gorgeous, and what a beautiful family heirloom it is! That picture is postcard-worthy!
    Happy REDnesday to you and Bentley!
    Carol

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  7. The quilt is beautiful and I especially love that vintage laundry bag!

    xo
    Claudia

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  8. I love a cute, clean laundry room and I love that little bag and enamelware bowl! And your quilt is absolutely beautiful!! I'll bet it is enjoying this fresh spring air! :-)

    xoxo
    Jane

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  9. love all of your beautiful vintage eye candy! hope to see your "back porch" in a future post! - vicki xo

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  10. Love that beautiful quilt...Hope your having a GREAT day my friend...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

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  11. Such bright and cheery red's. I love them. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Beautiful quilt Susan. Your red/white enamel basin reminds me of my grandma's back porch.
    I didn't have any reds to share this week but had to come by and see all the great stuff everybody had to share. Happy REDnesday~

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  13. Oh my word, and the quilt, so beautiful, is in red and white/muslin! You know how much I love red. That laundry bag is too cute. I don't have a window in my laundry area or kitchen. I make up for it with bright yellow paint!
    Brenda

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  14. What a cute laundry bag! Gee, it doesn't look big enough to put your garden hose in it, lol! I have many enamel pots and bowls, too - love 'em!

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  15. I LOVE that quilt!! So gorgeous!!!
    xxxx

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  16. Very beautiful quilt!
    Blessings,
    ~Myrna

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  17. Great posts. I just love all your treasures in your pictures...I want a cute laundry bag and have been looking forever, yours is adorable. I also like how you use your enamel bowl with the towels in them, good idea. AND I am head over heels in lust for that quilt. It is amazing and so pretty blowing in the wind on your clothes line. Thanks so much for sharing such great pictures. I hope you have a wonderful day. : )

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